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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics

From: Examining the association of changes in minimum wage with health across race/ethnicity and gender in the United States

  Mean (SD) or %
Access to Care
 Uninsurance 26.2
 Missed care due to cost 20.2
Health Behaviors
 No exercise in the last 30 days 32.9
1Days ETOH consumed in the last 30 days 5.2 (6.6)
 Times fruit consumed in the last 30 days 23.1 (26.7)
 Vegetable servings consumption in the last 30 days 26.3 (23.0)
Health Outcomes
 Self-reported hypertension 25.4
 Self-reported fair or poor health 16.9
 Poor mental health days in the last 30 days 3.7 (6.9)
 Poor physical health days in the last 30 days 2.8 (6.0)
 Unhealthy days in the last 30 days 5.9 (8.4)
State-level variables
 State Earned Income Tax Rate .04 (.07)
2State EITC is Refundable 28.1
 Maximum Temporary Needy Assistance Benefit for 3 390 (140)
 Maximum Food Stamp Benefit for 3 423 (31)
 1-year lagged Gross Domestic Product % 4.1 (2.4)
 Medicaid Expansion to Childless Adults 9.2
Individual-level variables
 High School Diploma/GED 73.7
 Age 40.5 (10.2)
 Black 12.3
 Latino 20.8
 Female 42.5
 Married 56.9
 Minor Children 51.9
  1. 1. ETOH = Alcohol. 2. EITC = Earned Income Tax Credit. All estimates are weighted to reflect sample design